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7th Street Melville: Joburg at Play

For decades one of Jozi’s most social arteries, 7th street in Melville remains abuzz with an eclectic mix of establishments. It boasts some famous staples of Joburg’s restaurant scene and nightlife (with several of its bars and restaurants having lasted a decade or more in their current locations, which is no mean feat) and can always be counted upon to provide an interesting browse, a very good night out, and the richest of pickings for people watching.

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Governing cities in Africa

Review: ‘Politics and Policies. Governing cities in Africa.’

Approaches to the study of cities in post-colonial Africa have evolved over the years, reflecting global trends in development thinking in which the state’s role has changed from an interventionist planner to an enabling manager of development. Since the 1990s, the failure of many African states to manage rapid urbanization has resulted, crudely put, in … Continued

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